I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before.
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.